By Arnold Dashefsky, Ira Sheskin

This publication, in its 114th 12 months, offers perception into significant tendencies within the North American Jewish groups, studying the lately accomplished Pew record (A Portrait of Jewish American), gender in American Jewish existence, nationwide and Jewish communal affairs and the united states and global Jewish inhabitants. It additionally acts as a huge source with lists of Jewish associations, Jewish periodicals and educational assets in addition to Jewish honorees, obituaries and significant fresh occasions. it's going to end up precious to social scientists and historians of the yank Jewish group, Jewish communal staff and the click, between others.

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Those with any identity as a Christian or other non-Jewish religion did not so qualify. com/jewish-news-and-politics/151506/ young-jews-opt-in) for the offspring of the intermarried, the rate of identifying as Jewish is higher (59 %) among those 18–29 than the 40 % registered among those 30–49. The uptick may portend an ongoing increase in Jewish identification among the offspring of intermarriage. Alternatively, it may simply reflect the fact that hardly any of these 18–29 year olds have married.

1991. What do Americans think about Jews? American Jewish Committee (AJC). PublicationID=3036 11 Robert D. Putnam and David E. Campbell. 2010. American Grace: How religion divides and unites us. New York: Simon & Schuster. Chapter 5 End of Jewish/Non-Jewish Dichotomy? Evidence from the 2013 Pew Survey Sergio DellaPergola The large crop of publicity and more formal writings that have appeared since the release of the Pew Research Center’s A Portrait of Jewish Americans (Pew Research Center 2013) highlights three issues relevant, intriguing, still unsolved, and possibly unsolvable for a large audience of academics, professionals, and lay people: (1) How many Jews are there, and is the population increasing or decreasing?

Most Jews are college graduates (58 %), including 28 % who say they have earned a post-graduate degree. S. adults say they graduated from college, including 10 % who have a post-graduate degree. Fully one-quarter of Jews (25 %) say they have a household income exceeding $150,000, compared with 8 % of adults in the public as a whole. S. Jews report household incomes of less than $30,000 per year; about six-in-ten Jews in this low-income category are either under age 30 or 65 or older. S. Jewish adults (39 %) say they live in a household where at least one person is a member of a synagogue.

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